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Fairway Phenom (Matt Christopher Sports Bio Bookshelf)

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Malik Edwards regards golf as an old man's game--until he sees a young black golfer on TV. But where does a kid living in Brooklyn get the gear or the money to play--and where can he play?

Synopsis:

Malik Edwards has never had any intention of playing golf. In his mind, golf is a game played by old, flabby men wearing funny pants and hats. Then one day while channel surfing he sees a young black golfer being cheered on by a crowd of adoring fans. Suddenly golf's image changes for Malik. Yet, even if he wanted to play, where would he get the gear or the money? And where is a kid living in Brooklyn, New York, supposed to play golf? Malik's growing desire to learn the sport of golf helps him overcome these obstacles, but the biggest obstacle-the ridicule of his friends-still sits in his path.

Synopsis:

Malik Edward's growing desire to learn the game of golf helps him overcome many obstacles--but the biggest obstacle, the ridicule of his friends, still sits in his path.

About the Author

Matt Christopher is the best selling name behind more than 100 sports-themed books for young readers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780316075510
Author:
Christopher, Matt
Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Author:
Mantell, Paul
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - Miscellaneous
Subject:
Golf
Subject:
Peer Pressure
Subject:
Brooklyn
Subject:
Stereotyping.
Subject:
African American boys
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-Miscellaneous
Subject:
Situations / New Experience
Subject:
Children s-Sports Fiction-General
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Matt Christopher Sports Bio Bookshelf
Series Volume:
661
Publication Date:
20030601
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7.44x5.06x.36 in. .20 lbs.
Age Level:
10-13

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"Synopsis" by , Malik Edwards has never had any intention of playing golf. In his mind, golf is a game played by old, flabby men wearing funny pants and hats. Then one day while channel surfing he sees a young black golfer being cheered on by a crowd of adoring fans. Suddenly golf's image changes for Malik. Yet, even if he wanted to play, where would he get the gear or the money? And where is a kid living in Brooklyn, New York, supposed to play golf? Malik's growing desire to learn the sport of golf helps him overcome these obstacles, but the biggest obstacle-the ridicule of his friends-still sits in his path.
"Synopsis" by , Malik Edward's growing desire to learn the game of golf helps him overcome many obstacles--but the biggest obstacle, the ridicule of his friends, still sits in his path.
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